At FIVMadrid we offer this consultation to couples, men and women who are unsure about their fertility or who intend to begin a short-term reproductive plan (2-3 years) and would like an assessment of their reproductive function in the event that it may be negatively affected by the passage of time.
The pre-conception consultation is conducted by a medical gynaecologist specializing in assisted reproduction. The doctor will take a medical history and do an ultrasound, hormone study and for men, a semen analysis. On the second visit, the results will be analyzed and explained to the patients in order to provide guidance. It must be understood that this is a basic study. If all the tests are normal, additional tests are sometimes required to obtain a complete diagnosis. In 80% of cases, it is possible to make a diagnosis. However, 20% of reproductive dysfunctions are of unknown origin and all tests will be normal. It is important to know that in terms of the causes of reproductive dysfunction, the origin is male in 40% of cases, female in 40% and a combination of the two in 20%.